Singing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Singing

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In so many interviews, they bring up the sexual aspect of the record. I've had some journalists say it sounds like I'm lying down in bed singing with a microphone. It gets so old!
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Nothing I have done professionally will top the feeling I got when singing with John Farnham at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
~By Olivia Newton-John ~


I don't think we should speak so much. What if we were singing a song? We split, whilst singing.
~By Jean Gabin ~


I like to sing ballads the way Eddie Fisher does and the way Perry Como does. But the way I'm singing now is what makes the money.
~By Elvis Presley ~


When I am seriously composing, sometimes a phrase will come into my head, a catch phrase. When I was writing pop songs for a few years, as a career, separate from my folksinging career, I used to write songs for pop singers.
~By Tom Glazer ~


I remember him watching me through the crack of a door singing with a hairbrush. I was in front of his mirror. I think he wanted me to sing. He would get me on the table and make me sing sometimes or play the piano. He was very encouraging on that front.
~By Lisa Marie Presley ~


I started singing for The Phantom in January, and we started filming in October and I sang all the way through to the next June. In fact, I was singing for about two months before I even knew I had the role.
~By Gerard Butler ~


An album is such a personal thing. It's something I always wanted to do. It's me doing me, singing as me.
~By Danny Aiello ~


Singing and being truthful to a song... I've developed that skill, and I know how to do that real instinctively, that's all I've been doing for the last 25 years.
~By Taylor Dane ~


I was just trying out and having some fun. I don't think I'd want to pursue singing as a career; it's an on-the-side thing. It would be great if I could make a career out of it but if I can't, that's OK too.
~By William Hung ~


You're going to be entertained. But when you finish hearing me singing, you're going to want to keep going, and you're going to keep believing and that's the kind of artist I am.
~By Jacob Lusk ~


How nice the human voice is when it isn't singing.
~By Rudolf Bing ~


Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
~By Zoltan Kodaly ~


When Ulysses hears his own story sung by an epic poet and then he reveals his identity and the poet wants to continue singing, Ulysses isn't interested any longer. That's very astonishing.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


I had been singing all my life, but I started acting in high school.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


My father being in the movie business, I thought being an actor would be great. But when I started singing to people in coffeehouses, you know, singing folk music and then, later, singing songs that I started to write myself, I felt more than an affinity for it.
~By David Crosby ~


I decided I was going to give up singing and concentrate on acting, and a result of that, I didn't do another film for two to three years, and I don't blame it on anybody but myself.
~By Bobby Darin ~


The singing was something I got from my father.
~By Woody Herman ~


Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


I find singing as somebody else very liberating, it just frees me up.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


To me acting and singing are worlds apart.
~By Emmylou Harris ~


Love, I find, is like singing. Everybody can do enough to satisfy themselves, though it may not impress the neighbors as being very much.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!
~By Joe Strummer ~


You put a song on the record or on tape and you stop singing it. You just don't sit around and sing it anymore unless you're performing. That's kind of sad.
~By Rick Danko ~


I consider myself as a singer first, but something that really helped me come into my own is that there's not a separation between me singing and me playing the guitar. The two fed off the other.
~By Shawn Colvin ~


I was always musical - yelling when I was a baby, singing into a brush and singing in the shower.
~By Susan Boyle ~


I was a drummer, and I did a little singing too.
~By Lou Gramm ~


My singing wasn't horrible, but my dancing really made it look silly. It's not like I'm a horrible singer that can't sing. But I don't have the consistency or the presentation skills that a good performer has.
~By William Hung ~


My father started me singing in church.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


I have done so much: modeling, acting, singing, the calendar, the lingerie line, and there have been times where I have wanted to give up but I went for it.
~By Caprice Bourret ~


I'm very conscious of developing my singing, technically and stylistically. I want it to become more individual, express more of me. That's my goal. These songs are steps along that way.
~By Madeleine Peyroux ~


Singing as a full-time job was not something I had given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion of the money to be made in it.
~By Charley Pride ~


In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
~By John McCrae ~


A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.
~By Mariah Carey ~


I saw part of The Singing Detective on TV in New York. I said, Something is going on here.
~By Alain Resnais ~


Children frequently sing meaningful phrases to themselves over and over again before they learn to make a distinction between singing and saying.
~By David Antin ~


I don't like singing before noon.
~By Sting ~


It was he who impressed, time and again, the necessity of singing as nature intended, and - I remember - he constantly warned, don't let the public know that you work. So I went slowly. I never forced the voice.
~By Enrico Caruso ~


There are a lot of unseen elements to having a successful singing career.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


The people who are making money are the ones who are writing and singing their own songs.
~By Jimmy Webb ~


Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success, critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got.
~By Minnie Driver ~


I grew up on musicals, and I know they are quite the thing now, but I'm actually a little indignant, because I started taking singing lessons years ago - I put the time in!
~By Marisa Tomei ~


The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I get even more nervous singing when everyone's fallen silent, but I really try to communicate the meaning of the lyrics, and there's people there listening to that, and if they're moved by it, then I'm moved as well.
~By Namie Amuro ~


I just prefer instrumental. I don't need to hear what other people are singing. And if I need music as a backdrop to work or to think, I need to have that part of the brain clear - I don't need people feeding their fantasies into my vision.
~By Lydia Lunch ~


You know, your speaking voice comes back, but your singing voice you use in a different way.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


Since I have been singing for so many years, I don't always need to approach a song quite so laboriously and meticulously.
~By Kate Smith ~


Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


I do, too, most recently while I was singing karaoke in some weird bar.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


I'm very soulful. I grew up singing in church. When I sing a song, I like to feel what I'm singing.
~By Fantasia Barrino ~


People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody.
~By Elvis Presley ~


We didn't have movies in this little mining town. When I was 12 my mom took me to New York and I saw Bye Bye Birdie, with people singing and dancing, and that was it.
~By Margot Kidder ~


I wondered how people would take me being a country music singer. I thought about deviating from that and singing other things. But... it doesn't really make sense for me to try to be something that I'm not.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15.
~By Layne Staley ~


I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.
~By Justin Bieber ~


Country and western is ignored by the intellectuals. They don't look at it as an art form. They think it's just somebody sitting on his couch singing about his life.
~By Ricky Skaggs ~


As I go back and listen, the other girls weren't singing quite like I was.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


There really aren't any completely Asian people singing right now.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


Singing beautiful melodies is one thing, but to deliver the text so that the people understand it, even in a foreign language, has to be worked at very hard.
~By Maureen Forrester ~


It was always acting, singing and dancing that I loved.
~By Linda Lavin ~


Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
~By Lou Rawls ~


Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.
~By Al Jarreau ~


I started in 1946 in radio. I was ten years old. I was discovered singing in a school play. Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
~By Hector Elizondo ~


Singing is a way of escaping. It's another world. I'm no longer on earth.
~By Edith Piaf ~


Sinatra was the biggest influence on my life, my singing career. And rightly so. I mean he was the best singer ever.
~By James Darren ~


There has always been a feeling with people that they love my singing but not always the choice of material.
~By Alison Moyet ~


58% of the American public are with us. We're preaching to the choir, but the choir's not singing, if all of the 58% started singing, this war would end.
~By Cindy Sheehan ~


I will play my part by singing the spirit into every open heart.
~By Bobby Womack ~


My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time.
~By Sting ~


Well, I actually first got into music as a small child, and as I became a teen, I sought out making money from music, weather that was singing lounge gigs, backup in studios, or weddings.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


The most enjoyable part of my career is singing live.
~By Luis Miguel ~


I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.
~By Willie Nelson ~


I don't really remember my folks singing to us, but they read to us.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


I'm not a big fan of Robert Plant's lyrics or his singing.
~By Chris Robinson ~


I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


Gardens are not made by singing 'Oh, how beautiful,' and sitting in the shade.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
~By Elvis Presley ~


Well, we have theatrical parties. It's not me singing. People like to get up and jam on the piano.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
~By Venerable Bede ~


They were singing, Gillette, the best a man can get, with a lot of guys hugging their fathers and sailing and riding bikes. I suddenly felt a long way from the best a man could get and I thought it would be nice to get from there to the best.
~By Craig Ferguson ~


I actually started singing those songs six or seven years ago, when I was an opening act for Frank Sinatra.
~By Pia Zadora ~


I just want to make everybody feel what I'm singing. And just to relate to me and know that this has been dream since I was a little girl. I've worked so hard for this, and I just want them to connect with me.
~By Pia Toscano ~


I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.
~By Cyndi Lauper ~


By that point, I had started taking singing lessons. And after the first session, I mean, I was surprised that the windows didn't shatter. And after the third session, I really didn't know where this voice had come from.
~By Gerard Butler ~


Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
~By Mahalia Jackson ~


The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
~By Henry Miller ~


I write a lot of lyrics and I'm involved in the producing process, because it's like, if I'm singing it, I want it to be something that I can relate to.
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


The history of all big jazz bands shows was, first they played for dancing, and then they played for singing.
~By Norman Granz ~


I grew up thinking that singing was my security.
~By Nana Mouskouri ~


In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That's where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing.
~By Norah Jones ~


I came out singing, the doctor slapped me on the head, and I started singing.
~By Keith David ~


I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in the later part of my career.
~By Julie Andrews ~


Speech lessons probably did more for my singing voice - they teach you breathing, resonance.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


They look for the top note to end every song. They don't know what they are singing about. There is no style.
~By Frankie Avalon ~


The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
~By Maria Jeritza ~


But I was singing loud, and most singers weren't singing loud.
~By Little Richard ~


I learned so much about recording and about singing on records from Ken Nelson.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


I never thought I would be singing for the world.
~By Patti LaBelle ~


We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
~By King Hussein ~

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